Chinese media reveal make up of nations special forces.
The PLA's special forces: secrets revealed
China's state media has recently confirmed that the People's Liberation Army, the largest military force in the ...
As Indian Ocean piracy diminishes, West Africa becomes focus.
Gulf of Guinea: Africa's new pirate paradise
By: Valérie Leroux
(AFP) - A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in ...
Anti-piracy fight gains momentum as Japan and Seychelles sign exchange agreement
By: John Lablache and Wanjohi Kabukuru
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Japan and Seychelles covering the conditions of transfer of suspected pirates and seized ...
ECOWAS nations discuss piracy and maritime security.
Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Togo Meet to Protect Gulf of Guinea
Bassey Inyang in Calabar
Four countries comprising the ECOWAS Maritime Pilot Zone E; Republic of Benin, ...
Two years on, case still ongoing.
Rattled Rome calls its ambassador home for 'urgent consultations' on Marines murder row
The row between New Delhi and Rome over the Italian marine duo seemed ...
Action taken against illegal fishing in Somaliland waters.
Somaliland seizes Yemeni and Egyptian vessels
Somaliland has seized more than 51 Yemeni boats and an Egyptian ship for fishing illegally in its waters, ...
How safe are floating armouries?
Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates
The MNG Resolution may not immediately catch the eye but it is one of many floating ...
New base, but Royal Navy have had presence for some time.
Back in Bahrain? Britain Never Left Persian Gulf
It was announced earlier this month that Britain would establish its first permanent military ...
Media may have moved on, but threat and hostages remain.
Somali piracy threat always on the horizon
The name Captain Phillips is familiar to millions around the world. He was the ...
Hijackings continue to cause concern.
More hijackings in troubled Asian waters
Pirates have so far this year hijacked 13 vessels in Asian waters.
Compare this to last year, where there were only three ...
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